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Junior Graphics Driver Kernel Engineer – Ubuntu Linux at Canonical

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Junior Graphics Driver Kernel Engineer – Ubuntu Linux

For this position we are seeking a candidate that is a recent University graduate or a young professional who is enthusiastic to develop software in multiple areas including security updates, patching, and testing. This person must have a background in software engineering, be motivated to work in a distributed team and willing to travel globally up to 4 times a year for internal and external engineering events.

Location: This is a remote role for someone based in the Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA) region.                      

What your day will look like

  • Maintain the NVidia graphics drivers and package new releases
  • Take personal responsibility for the delivery of graphics drivers
  • Patch the kernel driver to work against the latest Ubuntu kernel
  • Enhance and maintain Ubuntu’s additions to the NVidia settings panel
  • Maintain Ubuntu’s tools for hardware detection and driver installation
  • Diagnose and resolve issues reported by customers and the community
  • Collaborate regularly and proactively with a globally distributed team
  • Work closely with external silicon, cloud, or hardware manufacturer delivery teams on bleeding edge platforms

What we are looking for in you

  • Well-organized, self-starting and able to deliver to fixed schedules
  • Demonstrated ability to present oneself in a professional manner when interacting with colleagues, business partners, and the open source community
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and oral
  • Earned a bachelor’s (or equivalent university level) degree, preferably in a technology field
  • Programming experience in C, with Python and Bash scripting
  • Solid background with git
  • Knowledge of the Linux kernel and kernel subsystems would be a plus
  • Demonstrated experience with kernel patching and debugging is also highly regarded
  • Prior experience with Ubuntu/Debian/Snap packaging would be highly regarded

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